Tourism minister, who called Nepal coronavirus-free country, tests positive for Covid-19
Yogesh Bhattarai is first minister in the Oli Cabinet to contract the virus after half a dozen close aides to the prime minister tested positive in recent weeks.
Oli continues to downplay Covid-19 and propagate home remedies, earning ridicule on social media
The prime minister has once again asserted that Covid-19 is no worse than the flu and that drinking hot water will get rid of the disease.
Social media users react to people being sprayed with disinfectant and criticise authorities
Spraying or introducing bleach or another disinfectant into your body will not protect you against Covid-19 and can be dangerous, UN health agency says.
For citizens out on essential errands, fear of the coronavirus and fear of the police
Images and accounts have recently emerged of Nepal Police personnel overzealously using excessive force against lockdown violators.
“I am the one leading the party” and six other newsworthy quotes from Prime Minister Oli’s interview with Kantipur TV
Despite handing over the reigns of the ruling party to Dahal last week, Oli appeared to claim that he was still the one with the final say.
Former king hits the dance floor and Nepalis go gaga
The former monarch’s dance moves at a night club have drawn tongue-in-cheek reactions on social media.
After disputes over editing, Wikipedia disables further editing on Kalapani entry
Citizens from India and Nepal were found making over 100 attempts to edit the “Kalapani Territory” page following last week’s development.
Complaint filed against three people—including mayor—for killing dogs in Diktel
The Nepal Veterinary Association and animal rights activists filed the complaint at the Khotang District Police Office on Tuesday.
Animal rights activists protest Diktel authorities’ brutal act against dogs
A video has gone viral that shows two men pummeling a dog to death, while a tractor carries scores of canines--some dead and others semi-conscious.